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given them a majority in the senate. delaware's christine o'donnell, colorado's ken buck, nevada's sharron angle, missouri's todd akin, and indiana's richard mourdock, and then you add in the fact that the rightward leaning gop electorate has also attracted some fringy candidates to the presidential race who led according to the polls at different points. let's take a quick walk down memory lane and revisit these names and faces. donald trump led at one point, michele bachmann led at one point, rick perry, herman cain, newt gingrich, rick santorum. what do they have in common? they were leading in the polls. what's your prescription for this primary problem? >> well, my next endeavor, the nonpaying one, is going to be to head up the republican main street partnership to give comfort and cover to both center right republicans and center left, i guess, democrats to stand up from the fringe groups on the right and left who have the courage to do the right thing. you know, if governor rendell and i were in charge, we would have fixed this thing in about a week and a half, and everybo
's not forget the tea party aligned folks such as christine o'donnell, ken buck, plus todd akin who i guess is a tea party candidate but was in spirit only. they all lost senate elections that should have been slam dunks for the republicans. the gop needs to be careful. because they want to keep that as part of their constituency. they just don't want them running the show, i guess is what i'm trying to say. >> right. and if you put together all of those candidates that you just mentioned and these were all safe seats for the republicans in the senate. had they won those seats, they would be in charge today. they need it to harness the energy from the far right but not be taken over by it. i think a lot of sensible voices in the party are saying we've got a problem here. if we want to win again, we've got to do something about it. yet they've structured the system this way so that all of their members are just terrified of losing in a primary far more than they are of defying the will of the american electorate. the problem is going to be here for a long tile. but you're seeing the chris ch
idealogues take part in the process. they're still going to have them nominate something like christine o'donnell and then lose a general election. >> looking at the party to look at in terms of their future, a lot of people are looking at their past and what they can learn from that. in "forbes" today they write about the republican idea machine saying it may be hard to remember but republicans were an idea machine and churned out innovative policy ideas for addressing public policy issues. today, not so much. the republicans seem to be a vacuum is the common complaint of friends on the right. is that the biggest thing to learn about the gop is that they're not really churning out the ideas anymore, what they say is no all the time to the big ideas coming up on the hill? >> i think what we are seeing is on issues like immigration, for instance, a nonstarter, you know, in the past two years, that they're really now taking a -- trying to take a lead because they see this as one of the issues if they don't make inroads with the hispanic voters they will have a hard time winning in a lot of states a
and purposes messmer rise by brett o'donnell. enough to keep her from the conjugal bed with marcus? >> wow! >> any relations to christine mcdonnell? >> who? >> stephanie: i don't know. what do i see in my peripheral vision? what's that heavy breathing i hear? why, could it be? ♪ the humpty dance ♪ >> hump days with hal sparks. >> yes, yes! >> stephanie: oh, god! >> hi. >> hi, hal. >> hi! i'm just waiting for the big presser where the president announces that agenda 21 fema camps will start. that giant -- >> stephanie: he's going to pay for it with a trillion dollar coin. >> the most ironic thing is that those coffins that apparently fema is making, those plastic stackable coffins alex won't fit in one anymore. alex jones won't fit in. >> that's part of his plan. >> exactly. that's what it is. >> get me one of those coffins. >> you know, i was actually on alex jones' show, right with my friend richard. >> how long ago? >> not long ago. just last year. >> after he turned crazy. >> he's been crazy for years. >> stephanie: i saw him speak. >> but he's crazy like a fox on meds. here's the t
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